As much as I would like to say my holiday to Berlin started off by looking at flights and hotel reservations, it actually started off on a dull note, by
Last month, I had the privilege of receiving one of two Postgraduate Science Excellence in Outreach Awards from the University. It was for my work on the MammalWeb citizen science project, and I’d like
One of the many attractive aspects of studying BSc Geography at Durham University is the Portugal field-trip over the winter holiday in Year 1. The trip is split into 5
Take a trip to ‘the Toon’ Just a short bus journey, or only 12 minutes on a train from Durham station and you can be in the heart of Newcastle City centre.
When I first arrived in Durham three years ago, I had a few doubts about what my time would be like in this charming city: being in a new country,
Summer is here. Schoolchildren have finished for the holidays, undergraduates are already a quarter of the way through their summer vacation, and it appears as if the glorious weather is
The Durham Revue is the only student comedy sketch troupe in Durham. It’s older than you, unless you were born before 1974, [in which case, congratulations], therefore making it really
[Or: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Em] The beauty of Durham is that, as unassuming as its pastoral beauty may make it appear, it could never be accused of
For centuries, the character of our area has been dominated by mining. Looking around the county, you can see remnants of the mining past and artefacts such as the safes
Following our visit to the International Commission for Missing Persons, we headed to Srebrenica (see Remembering Srebrenica part 1). The site of Potoćari (the base of the Dutch peacekeepers during
Durham Global Security Institute (DGSI) students, taking either the Masters in Diplomacy, Defence and Development, or the Masters in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding, visited Bosnia Herzegovina for a full week.
Reasons why I would seriously recommend taking an elective language module by someone who takes French Stage 4 (post A Level) alongside English literature degree at Durham University. Everyone in
Rural Durham You would be forgiven for thinking that Durham is full of steep hills and the only cycling is to and from lectures, but actually County Durham is full
Since undergraduate level, I was a straight-A student. I was also very ambitious with high dreams. I was always dreaming about pursuing my postgraduate studies in the UK. After getting
With over 200 student groups based at Durham Students’ Union, including everything from the Hummus Society to the Assassins Society, it’s no surprise that Durham’s student groups have been taking the national